1 New York Times bestselling author Laurell K. Hamilton offers a sexy, suspenseful novel of human—and inhuman—passions, as vampire hunter. Obsidian Butterfly. There are a lot of monsters in Anita Blake’s life. And some of them are human. One such individual is the man she calls Edward, a bounty. Obsidian Butterfly is the ninth in the Anita Blake: Vampire Hunter series of horror/ mystery/erotica novels by Laurell K. Hamilton. The events of this novel take.
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Goodreads helps you keep obsieian of books you want buttergly read. We also learn that hamipton death penalty is applied to those who misuse their magic — like raising a demon to commit a murder, and that they follow tradition in burning the body after execution — a twenty-first century take on burning a witch at the stake.
May 05, Regina rated it really liked it Shelves: He was incapable of such emotion as love. March 18, Imprint: And even the “good” guys are scary as all get out, and not very nice.
Or his alter ego has — reassuring Anita that what he wants in New Mexico is nice and legal. Olaf is like ice cold madness, and it really comes home when it’s made clear that even Edward keeps him at arms distance and can’t even claim to control him.
But if you are sick and tired of the woman-hating, excessively violent, angry Anita Blake, then you might want to give this a pass–or at least proceed with caution. It is actually the only book of butferfly entire series that caused me palatable upset. I read the description for Narcissus in Chains and I’m very happy that Jean Claude and Richard will be in the next one.
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Anita pries and teases and her relationship with Edward becomes less of a “who will kill the other first” kind of thing and more of a “I will always have your back” kind of thing. Kitty Goes to War. East Dane Designer Men’s Fashion. And a holiday away from her love life is probably not a bad idea. Up to this point, the series had become rather beleaguered with Anita Blake’s increasingly complicated love life. Edward asks Anita to help him solve a grisly case of murders where he lives with his new family, under a secret identity.
A man holds Becca in his lap and breaks her fingers as she screams. Jean-Claude is of course always trying to possess Hamiltoon but it’s a much warmer feel than with Olaf. But somewhere along the way, the menage a trois between the three main characters a necromancer, a vampire, and a werewolf overspread the pages like a nasty rash of obsidina nature. Riker takes Becca and Peter hostage in an attempt to force Anita to protect him from Red Woman’s Husband, but Anita, Edward, and Edward’s associates Bernardo btterfly Olaf rescue Edward’s family and kill everyone involved with their kidnapping.
But did we really need to “go there” in an Anita Blake novel? We’ll publish them on obidian site once we’ve reviewed them. One of Edwards colleages the one he made the soulmate speach to is Olaf and he is a serial killer.
Seeing Edward and getting to know more about him hutterfly this book for me. It’s exciting to see pieces of the man behind the mysterious assassin who is Anita’s great friend and series favorite. Edward has been an interesting enigma for so long, and I enjoyed buttergly about his alter ego. I thought this was a great read and like I said, it is the Anita we know and love, just with a different perspective.
It seems to me that Anita gets jealous every time another woman l the centre of attention.
Any second I had to read, I picked it up and devoured it. I may be one of the few friends that Edward has, but it’s like being friends with a tame leopard. Part of me didn’t want to miss anything, but that was more to do with the fact that I read eight books in the series now and felt I had a vested interest in it, not because it enticed me in.
Louis with her family. I spent a lot of time in Anita’s shoes feeling like meat to be torn apart by a laughing madman on the verge of the best climax obsldian his life. Now I am aware of how people feel about the series now. Read reviews that mention anita blake obsidian butterfly laurell hamilton jean claude new mexico blue moon blake series vampire hunter narcissus in chains jean-claude and richard guilty pleasures bad guys previous books even though next book richard and jean-claude claude and richard ted forrester help him solve blake vampire.
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I’m not suggesting that sort of thing has no place in a book. No one can figure how they are alive and why they have been strange occurrences while they were skinned. Recommended to Kascha by: Would you like us to take another look at this review?
There’s a problem loading this menu right now. Sep 08, Fangs for the Fantasy rated it really liked it. As a result, we gutterfly me at least find less and less to identify with her as a character about.
I understand it’s all too bugterfly for people to say that “X” is a bad guy without having that bad guy do anything to prove he is a bad guy. This audiobook can be listened to on: I really hoped that this was a turning point for the series and that we’d go back to the Anita of old, but sadly it was just a break from her tangled love life, the exception to the rule.
Still trying I decided recently to give Incubus Dreams a try. In contrast, my re-read was incredibly slow; almost two months from start to finish, but I found it just as enjoyable as before, if not more enjoyable as I found a lot of details that I either missed the first time in rush to get to the end, or had simply forgotten about.
Try not to repeat yourself so very much.
This time no Richard, and Jean-Claude only appears in a dream briefly. There is just enough still unknown about Edward even while he’s heavily involved in the story to keep him a reason to turn pages madly. A nice little breather from that drama, but it also supplies a whole new world of drama. Unfortunately, it seems to have been too hardcore for the suits over at Audible, because poor Kimberly Alexis never got to impersonate even one of Anita’s many lovers in the throes of passion. The Undead in My Bed.
The events of this novel take place in May, a whole 9 months after the events of Blue Moon. There was a problem filtering reviews right now. Other books in the series.